Understanding the City

BPP Professional Education
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6 hours
532 GBP excl. VAT 512 - 532 GBP excl. VAT
London, Online courses
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Course description

Understanding the City

This course will provide you with working understanding of the activities of banks, institutional investors, brokers and other participants in the City of London’s financial marketplace, including an introduction to different types of financial instruments.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

This course will be of benefit to trainee solicitors and anyone new to working within the City of London or financial services generally who may wish to gain a broad understanding of the financial markets and products.

Training Course Content

By the end of this course you will be able to:Understand the role of the main financial markets and exchanges within the City of LondonExplain the different types of bank and banking activityDistinguish between ‘Buy Side’ and ‘Sell Side’ institutions and what they doUnderstand the terms brokers and ‘Chinese Walls’Describe the role of the Money Markets and the Bank of EnglandIdentify the key bodies in the regulatory process within the City, including the FCA and the PRAUnderstand the main types of equity and debt instruments such as bonds, shares and derivatives such as futures, options and swapsIllustrate the activities of private equity, corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions groupsDescribe what the LME, Lloyd’s of London and the Baltic Exchange doInterpret the Financial Times and use the information therein to understand current events such as the Euro Crisis

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BPP Professional Education

BPP Professional Education -  Accountancy, Tax, Financial Services, Law & Insolvency Courses

BPP Professional Education is one of the specialist examination-based and professional development training arm of the BPP Group, Europe's biggest professional education and publishing provider with 2,000 staff members across 40 countries and over 30,000 students per year. BPP Professional Education...

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